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700 Reasons for backing up your computer.
posted by daddiomanottawa - 22nd of may, 2013
It happened again. For the second time over the course of many, many years, I've suffered a hard-drive failure. The poor 500GB drive on my desktop unit, after enduring years of endless spinning and whirring,and for reasons unknown... More...
"Your text HERE" - a good idea?
posted by robinstockphotos - 20th of february, 2013
Check out this thread! In the above thread there is a discussion on how to remove the text from the concerned image. Now what I was wondering about is, why do people put that thing there anyway? That was quite a nice customer (or... More...
Distorted pixels?
posted by robinstockphotos - 14th of january, 2013
Don't be too happy about the title. I'm not going to tell you the exact process to get rid of it. Call it a trade secret reserved for the persistent guys? I'll tell you what they are exactly referring to - fix it yourself. (I'm... More...
I wish I knew who bought my pictures
posted by ewamewa2 - 26th of april, 2012
Today I sold a set of images showing the beauty of Indian women/girls: I suspect it was bought by one buyer. It would be so nice to know for what sake:) I am aware of the fact that it is possible to search pictures in the internet... More...
Another Top Ten Reasons to Date a Photographer
posted by egomezta - 24th of january, 2012
A while a go I created a real funny blog about the Top ten reasons to date a photographer: Today a friend photographer published another 10 reasons in FB and here they are: 1.- They'll show you the light. 2.- You'll always have... More...
Complete Collection of Refusing Reasons Vol. 2
posted by namowen - 24th of november, 2011
How many kinds of reasons have you received about refused files? Did you really understant these reasons and do a well job to avoid receiving again? Undoubtedly, reading these reasons carefully is very helpful for you to avoid refusing... More...
Picture's sale refund
posted by digikhmer - 12th of october, 2011
Until now, I never dare to think that It will happen to me to face a refund request. Today it is a new milestone for me. I have a picture's refund yeh! It was a credit sale ... It must be a 9 credits sale ... I knew that It can happen.... More...
Eight reasons why I have chosen an exclusive on Dreamstime
posted by lobe - 17th of august, 2011
Though I have started to sell the photos more recently and at me while only one sale, I have found eight well-founded reasons for an exclusive on an extreme measure: (I Am sorry for my English) 1 Saving of time This point... More...
Isolated in Stock Language
posted by dudau - 27th of july, 2011
I'm not a big fan of photographing isolated objects, but from my experience as a buyer for three years, I feel pretty qualified for writing on this subject. So here it is: "Isolated" in Microstock Language means plain, shadowless,... More...
Two weeks already
posted by digikhmer - 7th of may, 2011
My experience of contributor has only two weeks’ time. In this short period, I submitted 41 accepted pictures, 14 rejected, 9 pending by today and no sale yet. I learned from the rejection of what DT wanted as pictures and what... More...
Accidental approving?
posted by mjak - 7th of march, 2011
I have habit (last couple months) to upload 10 files...and DT team has got habit to refuse one of them:) OK, nobody and nothing is perfect (I mean own pictures). Some are rejected for Poor execution, some - for Too many on site but... More...
Top ten reasons to date a photographer
posted by egomezta - 4th of february, 2011
Top ten reasons to date a photographer: 1) They work well in the dark 2) They’re used to funny smells 3) They make things develop 4) They work well on many settings 5) They know how to focus 6) They can make big things look... More...
Thoughts on exclusivity
posted by shadow69 - 17th of january, 2011
I hear groans and complaints "Yet another one of those." It seems like every month there is a new post in the discussion board or on the blogs about the pros and cons of going exclusive. Never one to keep my big mouth zipped up, I... More...
What is meaning
posted by joe1971 - 6th of september, 2010
I have a lot of refused files,it reason is "We are looking for images that exceed the technical quality and creativity",I did not know what is meaning!Who can tell me why!!!
Top 5 Reasons to Go Exclusive with DT
posted by elephantopia - 29th of april, 2010
1) My photos get reviewed much faster. I uploaded this panorama photo less than 24 hours ago. 2) My earnings instantly grew upon being accepted 3) I get more $ per download 4) I see my photos higher in search results... This... More...
The reason I won't go exclusive
posted by bobsphotography - 16th of january, 2010
I have been thinking a lot about the possibility to be a full exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, but yesterday I took the decision not to become one. The reason is that pictures are rejected, but accepted else were. As a full... More...
Reasons to be an exclusive photographer
posted by charlydamart - 29th of september, 2009
I am in microstocks photography since last summer, and when I startes I registered in all websites I found. In less than 6 months I have discovered why it’s better to be an exclusive photographer (obviously in Dreamstime). Here you... More...
Do you feel rejected and don't know what to do?
posted by nikitu - 24th of august, 2009
Stock phototographer's biggest issue with the agencies where he submits to is rejections, after which comes revenue and other factors. So, I am going to talk a bit about this otherwise forbidden subject and I hope that when I... More...
Top 3 reasons to stay on Dreamstime as a contributor
posted by artaniss8 - 27th of july, 2009
Dreamstime is one of the top tier microstock agencies and the top 3 reasons to stay as a contributor are written as follows: 1.High commissions. "Microstockdiaries" wrote about it: "Their commission for photographers is 50%, among... More...
Why I Chose Dreamstime
posted by karunaimaging - 9th of june, 2009
After investigating a number of stock photography sites, I have decided to concentrate exclusively on one of the top tier sites: Dreamstime. I am new, just starting out, with a long road ahead of me as I build up my portfolio.... More...
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